GARUT. 22 farmers from Garut who are members of RZ Farmers Community regularly participate in Islamic Forum organized in Kang Iyus’s house. Kang Iyus is a farmer mentor and trainer who is assigned by RZ to coach and counsel local farmer in Garut.
They usually discuss the Islamic teachings, the recent issues of Islamic development in Indonesia, and materials relating to the world of farming. “Alhamdulillah, they always show their enthusiasm in every coaching and counseling class,” Iyus said.
In addition, Iyus explained that the farmers also usually share their experiences during maintaining their livestock. “I hope that they could be more financially independent and become the donors later,” Iyus added. ***